dpkg-deb problem short read in buffer_copy installing Flash Player

Asked by avbravo on 2009-11-05

Binary package hint: rhythmbox

The flasplayer not install with firefox

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Nov 4 20:46:52 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ErrorMessage: lectura insuficiente en buffer_copy (error en dpkg-deb durante `./usr/share/gtk-doc/html/rhythmbox/RBSource.html')
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091027)
Package: rhythmbox (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: rhythmbox
Title: package rhythmbox (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: lectura insuficiente en buffer_copy (error en dpkg-deb durante `./usr/share/gtk-doc/html/rhythmbox/RBSource.html')
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686

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avbravo (aristides-villarreal) said : #1

Thank you for your bugreport. Is there a specific reason this is filed under rhythmbox, or should I switch this to Firefox? It appears this bug is related to a rhythmbox crash, but you are reporting a Firefox issue.

Can you provide more information as to what is happening (ie, Firefox crash, etc.) so we can attempt to reproduce this problem?


Please try to delete that file...

sudo rm /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/rhythmbox/RBSource.html

give your user password, you will not see no screen chars when you type it, so simply type then press enter, then please also type:

sudo apt-get -f install
sudo dpkg --configure -a

sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get --reinstall --purge install rhythmbox

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Then retry to install flash

Hope this helps

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